- January 1st, 2015
Oftentimes, we reach for a go-to over-the-counter (OTC) medication to cure all ailments: from headaches to joint pain to a runny nose. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that these OTC pills (as well as prescription drugs) provide a lot of medication to the body—often more than the amount actually needed to dull the pain.An Informed Choice for a Healthier OutcomeBy Aristotle Economou, DC, LAc
- November 1st, 2014
Eating on-the-go presents plenty of challenges if you want to stay healthy, but add to the mix a business trip or a holiday vacation and suddenly you’ve got a recipe for diet disaster—particularly if you think you’re choosing healthy options, and you’re really just masking the real dietary issue.
- October 1st, 2014
Mayim Bialik, PhD, is an award-winning actress, neuroscientist, and author—but above all, she’s a mom. A mom who was inspired by her two young sons to author her new cookbook, “Mayim’s Vegan Table: More Than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes From My Family to Yours,” to help busy parents discover fun, healthy, and easy vegan meals for the whole family.Mayim Bialik on her new cookbook and raising a vegan familyBy Samantha Fischer
- September 1st, 2014UnfeaturedWeekly Recipe:NonWeeklyBoth kids and adults will want to get their hands on these unique and healthy “hotdogs.”
2 long, straight carrots (hotdog shaped!)
2 whole wheat hotdog buns, or 2 slices whole grain bread
Spinach (cooked and drained, or fresh)
Onions (raw, cooked, or caramelized)
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Boil carrots 10 to 15 minutes, or until they are hotdog-like soft. Drain and cut them in half lengthwise. Toast buns or bread if you desire. Place the carrots in the buns and top with all your fixings. Source: Reprinted by arrangement with AVERY, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company from The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook. Copyright © Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn, 2014.
- July 1st, 2014
Warm weather isn’t the only reason you need to throw a party this season—and neighborhood block parties, family reunions, and potlucks are all ripe with opportunities for you to showcase your inner chef. If you’re bored with the same old buffet line—cold cuts, pasta salad, and puppy chow—here are some unique, healthy ideas to bring to the table.Share these innovative dishes with your friends and familyBy Erica Tasto
- May 1st, 2014
Tea-based cocktails are showing up on drink menus nationwide as mixologists experiment with new ways to tap into the natural flavors found in this delectable, thirst-quenching beverage.
Welcome to The Natural Suite, a home for all things naturally sweet. As a new addition to the editorial staff of Natural Solutions and Alternative Medicine, I’ve created The Natural Suite to provide readers of the magazines with supplementary information.
- November 1st, 2013
If you want to show yourself a nutritionally enlightened trendsetter this year, consider either replacing or supplementing the mashed potatoes with mashed sweet potatoes.
- November 1st, 2012
In the previous issue, I was given the opportunity to share information about the advantages of using goat milk as an alternative to the standard cow/soy-based infant formulas. A significant portion of that article was dedicated to describing the primary drawbacks of feeding these two ingredients to our children.Health Benefits From a Superior MilkBy Joe Stout, MS